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For a teacher in France, a civics class was followed by a gruesome death

The middle school teacher knifed to death on the street of a Paris suburb on Friday showed his teenage students a cartoon lampooning the...

Moody’s downgrades UK as COVID-19 and Brexit hit debt outlook

Ratings agency Moody's cut the United Kingdom's debt rating on Friday over the huge economic hit from the coronavirus crisis, Brexit and the lack...

Missile fired where Turkey cleared way for S-400 test, prompting U.S. anger

A missile was fired into the sky on Friday on Turkey's Black Sea coast where the military was expected to test its Russian-made S-400 defence...

Dutch king cuts short vacation in Greece after criticism

The Netherlands' King Willem-Alexander and his wife have cut short a vacation to Greece after coming under criticism for travelling during the coronavirus pandemic. "We see...

Pompeo seeks reversal of ‘provocative’ Turkish move to reopen Varosha

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has voiced deep concern about Turkey's reopening part of a beachfront resort abandoned since Ankara invaded the island...

Father of three dies in motorcycle accident in Liopetri

A 44-year-old father of three died on Friday evening after his high-power motorcycle crashed in Liopetri with a car driven by a 27-year-old woman. Police...

Alarmed President to chair emergency meeting on covid-19

President Nicos Anastasiades will chair a meeting at 10:30am on Saturday with the epidemiological team advising the government on covid-19 in view of the...

Cyprus Rally 2020 kicks off with 21 crews participating

Twenty one crews from Cyprus, Qatar, Oman, Kuwait, Jordan and France are taking part in the 49th International Cyprus Rally which began on Friday...

Mainly fine on Saturday with increased cloud coverage

Saturday will be mainly fine with increased cloud coverage at times and variable light to moderate winds in the morning, force 3 to 4...

94 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday

The Health Ministry announced 94 new COVID-19 cases on 16 October, out of 3,084 laboratory tests, taking confirmed infections to 2, 379. Additionally, the following...

Second person arrested in relation to 36-year-old’s murder

Police have arrested Lithuanian Aistis Mikalauskas wanted in connection with the murder of 36-year-old Iryna Hurskaya from Belarus. During his interrogation, Mikalauskas admitted his...

Six arrested for incidents at Deryneia do not admit guilt

The six persons, aged 25, 22, 27, 41, 21, and 29, arrested in relation to the incidents at Deryneia checkpoint on Sunday 11 October,...

Justice Minister assures of zero tolerance to corruption

With a posting on Twitter, Justice Minister Emily Yiolitis assured people that the investigation into all the sad things that took place last week...

Patient taken for surgery but COVID-19 protocols were not respected

The State Health Services Organization has started a detailed investigation for possible disciplinary misconducts regarding press reports released today, according to which a patient...

ECHR rejected former convict’s appeal

The Director of the Prisons Department welcomed the verdict of the European Court of Human Rights issued on 15 October regarding the appeal of...

Limassol mayor on COVID-19

The situation with the spreading of COVID-19 in Limassol is very serious and we must all be very responsible, the town’s mayor Nicos Nicolaides...

Archbishop returns to his duties

Cyprus Archbishop Chrysostomos on Wednesday returned to the Archbishopric following a short stay in Athens where on Saturday he underwent a spinal surgery at...

Health Minister: 2,500 contacts from yesterday’s confirmed cases

The dramatic increase of COVID-19 confirmed cases is very concerning and has also concerned the President of the Republic, however, there is no panic,...

Peaceful event by “initiative in Memory of Isaak-Solomou”

Tomorrow’s protest at the Deryneia checkpoint will take place peacefully, the “initiative in Memory of Isaak-Solomou” assured, while the Mayor of Deryneia expressed concern...

Body of an infant found in garbage dump-UPDATED (PHOTOS)

The body of an infant was found in a garbage dump of the Pentakomo community in Limassol. According to the first information, the body...

Court of Appeal decides 7 years satisfactory for perpetrator of minor’s rape

The Court of Appeal dismissed the appeal brought by the Republic against a man sentenced to seven years in prison for the case of...

Top Stories

1547-Highest ever number of new covid cases in Greece-deaths on the rise

  Greece recorded one thousand five hundred and forty seven new coronavirus  cases over the past 24 hours, the highest ever number since the start...

Huge 8500 euro fine for unmarked tobacco products

  A twenty nine year old was fined 8 and a half thousand euro for unmarked tobacco products that were discovered by police at his...

Ankara provocatively announces Varosha works, as Turkish minister illegally visits

  Turkey's Environment and Urban Planning minister Murat Kurum, illegally visited the fenced off city of Famagusta, accompanied by a delegation, the latest in a...

Germany and France prepare new lockdowns as COVID sweeps Europe

  Germany and France were preparing to announce restrictions approaching the level of last spring’s blanket lockdowns, as COVID deaths across Europe rose almost 40%...

Rain arrives over the weekend. but temperatures much higher than seasonal average

  A warm air current is still affecting the area, but showers and possibly storms are expected on Saturday, with temperatures dropping slightly, but remaining...

Taste

Squash soup

Ingredients: 1 kg pumpkin, cut into small cubes, approximately 5 cups 2 medium (400g) sweet potatoes, cut into cubes, approximately 2 ½ cups 1 chopped leek, only...

Mezedes

No visit to Cyprus is complete without enjoying the traditional meal of many small dishes known as ‘meze’. This large feast, which has been a...

Prawns with fried cheese, barley shaped pasta

Put the barley shaped pasta into a small pan with salted water, bring to a boil and when tender, drain. Peal the prawns leaving...

Salmon and shrimp sheftalies

Mix all ingredients for tabbouli in a bowl and keep to one side so flavours can combine. Prepare the sheftalies: wash and soak the casing...